Articles tagged "tech"

Researchers use AI to brighten ultra-low light images without adding noise

Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign and Intel have developed a neural network that can brighten extremely low-light images without adding any noise. It's not an exaggeration to say the results are incredible.

Qualcomm's 700-series chipset will bring triple-cameras to mid-range smartphones

With the release of the Huawei P20 Pro, triple-cameras made their debut in the high-end smartphone market. But it seems the technology could trickle down to mid-range devices faster than we thought, thanks to Qualcomm.

Facebook is using Instagram photos to train its image recognition AI

The first AI they trained this way required minimal human supervision, and yet it outperformed every other computer-vision AI out there.

The Photo Studio AR app lets you 'simulate' a photo shoot with 3D models

The Android and iOS app from Surpuba AR lets you place animated 3D models in real-world environment using augmented reality technology. You can alter poses and location, insert lighting equipment, and more... right from your phone or tablet.

The FlyJacket soft exoskeleton turns your body into a drone controller

Researchers with Switzerland's EPFL have developed a soft exoskeleton that enables its wearer to control a drone using their upper body. The human-robot interface is said to offer "natural and intuitive control of drones."

Behind the scenes with some incredible camera robots

YouTuber Marques Brownlee recently took a trip to Portland, OR to learn about (and play around with) Motorized Precision's incredible camera robots. Watch as they create shots no human camera operator could hope to duplicate.

This strange gadget literally shocks you into taking 'better' photos

The so-called 'Prosthetic Photographer' uses AI to continuously scan the environment for 'ideal' scenes. When it sees one, it uses electrodes to zap the photographer, forcing them to press the button and take the shot. It's an... interesting idea.

Canon patents fingerprint reader for cameras and lenses

A recent Canon patent shows a novel—at least for cameras—way to protect your camera from thieves: fingerprint ID. Using this tech, you could 'unlock' your camera by using the fingerprint sensor on either the camera's body or lens.

Visvo's 'Novel' backpacks will satisfy the most tech-savvy photographers

These backpacks come with all sorts of built-in tech: from LED strips soldered into the straps, to a built-in power bank for charging your cameras (or other devices) on-the-go.

Wearable tech gets smart
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Maxwell Smart(phone) redux: high-tech function meets fashion.

Slew of new smartphones in Japan is peek at tech trends

Look for loads of megapixels, big batteries and gesture navigation.

Futuristic device will only sport 5MP camera.

Understanding Google Glass

Infographic illustrates the optical principle behind the wearable tech.

Binary pixel sensor tech to boost smartphone image quality

Tech promises better dynamic range and low-light capture for mobile devices.